Karl Laubscher

Brief Life History of Karl

When Karl Laubscher was born on 30 October 1920, in Frankenstein, Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, his father, Wilhelm Laubscher, was 28 and his mother, Katharina Schuppert, was 25. He married Erika Ingeborg Lehmann on 14 May 1948, in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany. He died on 28 August 2001, in Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, at the age of 80.

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Karl Laubscher
Erika Ingeborg Lehmann
Marriage: 14 May 1948

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  • Karl Wilhelm Laubscher, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.


The Third Reich rises to power.

1945 · Nuremberg War-Crime Trials

On June 7, 1945, the Nuremberg trials begin, and last into the following year. The tribunal tried 24 Nazi officials and put 12 to death by hanging. In total, there were 216 court hearings.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Andree, Esme.

East German: habitational name for someone from a place called Laubusch, near Hoyerswerda in Silesia, which is of Slavic origin.

German: altered form of Lerbscher, a nickname for a person with a speech irregularity like a lisp, from lorbsen. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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